Annas Koku Skolas Biedrība / Society of Annas Tree School

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Created at: 23 Mar 2019

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Annas Tree School is a society of people interested in educating themselves and others. Ideologically it was built around a Tree, so it represents five interconnected major fields of interest: Forestry, Treecare or Arboriculture, Landscape gardening, Architecture and Art, Nature preservance and Ecology. We used to say its all about trees and around trees, but today we say , its all about us humans trying to build and live in a better, more beautiful world a world where trees are important, where we acknowledge our benefits of living in a green environment and act responsibly towards it.

If you open a homepage www.kokuskola.lv you can find three logos and information under each. On the left there is a logo of the society Annas Tree School, with some activities described under it. For now there is more in our hearts and minds than to show as our achievements. But we are dedicated to spare more and more time for filling up our School with events, people, knowledge and expertise.

In the middle there is a logo of Annas Tree School company. The author of the idea and founder of the society, Edgars Neilands, has raised funds and invested his own to build facilities capable to suit the needs of seminars, housing guests from afar etc. It is surrounded by a complex of Green classes (a park and orchard) and technical facilities. To maintain the facilities and have the necessary investments reimbursed the company has been created. That way interested partners can use the facilities for conferences and other special events of their own.

On the right there is a logo of Labie Koki company – devoted practical workers, always eager to create beautiful landscape designs, plant and maintain gardens, share their expertise in treecare and do all things that are good for trees, just as the name of the company states Labie Koki or Good Trees! It is with their effort that Annas Tree School from an idea has formed into a real platform for lifelong lea


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INTERNATIONAL seminar Water and City If you are an outdoor space designer, landscape architect, environmental or water engineer, utility specialist or provider, municipal employee, or simply interested in an effective and legitimate stormwater management in urban environment. specials have shared their experience and advice.

  1. Floris Boogaard - engineer, rainwater management expert, professor and senior researcher at the University of Groningen, Netherlands - will explain “International challenges and best management practices in stormwater management in urban environment”
  2. Ramune Sanderson – landscape architect from Lithuania, experienced international project expert - will tell about “Practical application of Sustainable drainage system (SUDS) in Lithuanian landscape architecture projects. Their highlights and challenges.’”
  3. Kajsa Rosqvist – representative of Helsinki Municipality, international project manager - will share “Stormwater management in Helsinki’’
  4. Jurijs Kondratenko – Project management/expert in urban planning and regional development projects, sustainable urban drainage systems, member of CLEANTECH LATVIA, project manager of “Grupa93” Ltd. - will introduce “Stormwater management in Latvia. Their highlights, challenges and legislation’’.

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